Long-Term Care Quality Assurance Policies in the European Union

ENEPRI Research Report No. 111

89 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2012

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Roberto Dandi

LUISS Guido Carli

Georgia Casanova

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Roberto Lillini

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Massimo Volpe

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Antonio De Belvis

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Maria Avolio

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Ferruccio Pelone

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: March 8, 2012

Abstract

This report analyses the quality assurance policies for long-term care (LTC) in the following countries: Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

The authors first discuss quality assurance in LTC by analysing: the dimensions of quality, the policy frameworks for quality in LTC, the different levels of development of LTC quality policies at the international, national, organisational, and individual levels. Second, they describe the methodology for collecting and analysing data on quality policies in the selected countries, and report and discuss the results. Policy recommendations are proposed at the end.

Keywords: long-term care, LTC, quality, assurance, policies, development, Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, United Kingdom, EU, LTC quality, quality assurance policies

Suggested Citation

Dandi, Roberto and Casanova, Georgia and Lillini, Roberto and Volpe, Massimo and De Belvis, Antonio and Avolio, Maria and Pelone, Ferruccio, Long-Term Care Quality Assurance Policies in the European Union (March 8, 2012). ENEPRI Research Report No. 111. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2033067 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2033067

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Georgia Casanova

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Roberto Lillini

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Massimo Volpe

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Antonio De Belvis

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Maria Avolio

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Ferruccio Pelone

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